The health of the population is important to Migros. In 2021, it underlined its commitment to health with new offers in the areas of psychotherapy and psychology.
To give the Swiss population better access to integrated care, Migros stepped up its activities in the health sector in 2021. For example, the network of medical, dental and pharmaceutical contact points of the Medbase Group was expanded. In addition, Medbase helped to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic through its participation in the cantonal vaccination and testing centre in Winterthur (ZH) and by providing vaccination and testing services in Medbase Medical Centres and pharmacies.
In the area of dental care, bestsmile, a teeth correction and cosmetic dentistry start-up that counts Sparrow Ventures among its investors, grew its network of practices to more than 36 throughout Switzerland in 2021.
In the areas of optometry and hearing aids, MiSENSO opened seven more specialist stores in German-speaking Switzerland in 2021.
With its entry into the fields of psychotherapy and psychology, Migros expanded its integrated healthcare portfolio in the reporting year.
With its entry into the fields of psychotherapy and psychology, Migros expanded its integrated healthcare portfolio in the reporting year. WePractice is a modern group practice that provides access to flexible spaces. Migros also increased its stake in the online platform HelloBetter, which offers psychological therapy courses.
Since 2021, the health platform iMpuls has also been offering personal health coaching to help people in Switzerland lead a healthy lifestyle.
Migros now stocks more than 1’000 certified vegan and vegetarian products, making it even easier to follow a plant-based diet. The own-brand range V-Love was expanded to more than 130 products in the reporting year.